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Strategic Consulting

One of the questions I hear most often from many business owners today is "what's the difference between a Business Coach and a Business Consultant?"


Because of that confusion, the table below (courtesy of the Support Center for Nonprofit Management) will help you understand the basic differences so we can talk about which of my services is the best fit for you.


When hired as a Strategic Consultant, I'll come to the partnership as your business growth expert, whether it be in small business marketing, strategic planning, sales excellence or general business operational activities.


For example, the focus of a Strategic Consulting engagement is to get projects and tasks done that will enhance your businesses growth and valuation.


  • Annual Operating Plans (AOP) long-term Strategic Plans (STRAP)

  • Service/product portfolio planning and pricing

  • Delegation/dealing with staff and sub-contractors

  • Sales Lead Generation and Proposal Closure

  • Traditional B2B or B2C Marketing Plans

  • Back-Office Systems for running your business

  • etc. etc.

As a Strategic Consultant my background and business operational expertise is primarily in the following markets and industry segments but is not limited to these types of businesses.

  • Electronic Hardware and Software Product Development (Stage Gate, Agile processes, etc)

  • Manufacturing (metal stamping & fabrication, injection molding, assembly, etc.)

  • Internet Marketing and eCommerce (co-founder of and

  • Customer Experience Management and Marketing (see my book Chain Reactions @ Amazon)

  • International Sales and Marketing (see my book on Global Marketing @ Amazon)

  • Building Contractors, Roofing Contractors, Landscaping, House Painting, CPA, Financial Management, Law Firms, and others.

After we have our initial discovery phone call and a thoughtful discussion and analysis of what results you're looking to achieve, together we'll create a plan of action for moving forward on your projects and objectives using which ever form of Coaching or Consulting service is the best choice for you.


In many cases, a hybrid  coach-consultant solution can be the right solution so click on the button below and let's talk about what's right for you.

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